Roger Federer has become such a fashion icon in the tennis world that even a simple haircut can shock the masses.
But while Federer, who is currently competing for his 18th grand slam title at the Australian Open, has been a bit of a fashion icon on the tennis circuit in recent years, it wasn’t always the case.
In fact, a quick look back reminds us that making questionable fashion and style choices was the norm for Federer early in his career.
And before he started wearing his signature headbands, he occasionally controlled his wild hair with a hat
By 19, Federer had lowered his ponytail, was starting to pull the hair back tight and had added the headband
But off the court, it was frumpy clothes and a hair style that might be more commonly seen on an elementary school teacher
His fashion game started to pick up and and this is the Federer we have grown to love in recent years
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